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Here's How The Longest War In America's History Unfolded

The 13-year war, known as Operation Enduring Freedom, saw the deaths of 2,356 American soldiers, along with thousands of Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters — as well as Afghan civilians.<p>Roughly 13,000 troops, including 10,000 Americans, will remain in Afghanistan for two years to train and advise Afghan …

An Obama boom?

Yes, say economists, but not as much as he’s taking.<p>The United States economy is increasingly the envy of a struggling world and President Barack Obama is in the early stages of a yearlong effort to grab credit for it and reverse persistently stagnant approval ratings as his tenure winds toward a …

Could Keystone Be America's Last Pipeline?

It took a while for Vincent DeVito, like many of those who’ve been working in opposition to new pipelines, to understand what you might call the Keystone effect. DeVito, a former assistant secretary in George W. Bush’s Energy Department, recently started representing Boston-based conservation land …

10 cities where an appalling number of Americans are starving

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>If Republicans have their way with anti-hunger programs, it’ll get a lot worse before it gets better<p>Alex Henderson<p>January 10, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Hunger is a concept that is often connected with poor developing countries, but it has also …

Homelessness

These iOS tips will help you take better iPhone photos

It has been said that the best camera in the world is the camera you have with you when you want to take a photo, because life keeps moving forward …

My year of the iPad: The wrap-up review

Earlier this year, I wrote about how I expected 2014 to be the Year of the iPad for me. In the article, I focused on two main things: music-making …

Awesome MacBook dock looks like it was designed by Apple

LAS VEGAS — Laptop docks aren’t usually the sexiest things in the world, but the latest hardware from Henge Docks could be considered somewhat titillating.<p>Henge’s upcoming horizontal docking station is a beauty. Its sleek, metallic profile looks like an extension of Apple’s unibody MacBook design. …

San Francisco

Cloud upgrades no big deal if deployment is done right

When Verizon said it might shutter its new Verizon Cloud for 48 hours this weekend for a major upgrade, users were shocked. Some promised to …